Andrew Allegretta is in his sixth season as the Director of Broadcasting for Digital Media and Olympic Sports. He serves as the sideline reporter and pre/post-game host for football broadcasts on the Virginia Tech IMG Sports Network. He also serves as the play-by-play broadcaster for Virginia Tech’s women’s basketball and baseball teams. In addition, he anchors coverage of Tech Olympic sports broadcasts on HokiesXtra and hokiesports.com. Allegretta is also a contributor to men's basketball radio broadcasts and Virginia Tech Sports Today, the network’s weekly regional television program.
Allegretta came to Virginia Tech from Charleston Southern University where he served as the radio play-by-play voice for Buccaneers football and men's basketball. He also served as the host for weekly radio shows featuring Charleston Southern football and men's basketball coaches.
His baseball broadcasting background includes both the minor league and collegiate league levels. Most recently, he was a play-by-play broadcaster for the Class-A Potomac Nationals of the Carolina League. In 2010, he was the play-by-play broadcaster and media relations director for the Walla Walla Sweets of the West Coast League. In 2009, he served as a play-by-play broadcaster for the Falmouth Commodores of the Cape Cod League.
A native of Yarmouth, Maine, Andrew graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. While at Syracuse, Allegretta did play-by-play for Syracuse Orange football, men's basketball, and men's lacrosse for campus radio station WAER-FM. He also handled play-by-play duties for SU women's basketball and Central New York High School football for student station WJPZ-FM.